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1985 First Day of Issue Mountain Peaks of Pakistan: Pakistan
Pakistan 1985 First Day of Issue Mountain Peaks of Pakistan
1985 ; fine #26366 $4.50 $2.70
This first day cover features two nice stamps of Nanga Parbat and Rakaposhi. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Pallis, Marco Peaks and Lamas
1948 Readers Union London rep, 8vo, pp.viii, 248, 8 bw photos, 5 maps, blue cloth; dj w/ 1” tear bottom, chipped, vg-, cloth w/ name, vg. #23333 $5.00 $4.00
Principally concerned with Tibetan Buddhism but also includes expeditions to Garhwal and Sikkim. Neate P03. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

A Climber’s Guide to the Rocky Mountains of Canada: Palmer, Howard & J. Monroe Thorington
Palmer, Howard & J. Monroe Thorington A Climber’s Guide to the Rocky Mountains of Canada
1940 AAC [NY] 3rd, ltd ed 300, 16mo, pp.xviii, 299, blue cloth; cloth near fine #26540 $69.00 $19.00
Limited to 300 copies, scarce. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Invisible on Everest: Innovation and the Gear Makers: Parsons, Mike & Mary Rose
Parsons, Mike & Mary Rose Invisible on Everest: Innovation and the Gear Makers
2003 US 1st, 8vo, pp.xiii, 292, 16 color & 50 bw photos, 38 sketches, green cloth; dj & cloth new #22906 $36.00 $32.40
Climbing would not have achieved its current level without ongoing developments in clothing and equipment. The authors take us behind the scenes in the progression of these items from the Victorian era to today. What makes this book intriguing is that it’s not just about the gear but also the famo[read more]

Unclimbed New Zealand: Alpine Travel in the Canterbury and Westland Ranges, Southern Alps: Pascoe, John
Pascoe, John Unclimbed New Zealand: Alpine Travel in the Canterbury and Westland Ranges, Southern Alps
1939 Allen & Unwin London 1st, 8vo, pp.238, color frontis, 78 bw photos, 2 sketches, 3 fldg maps, brown cloth; cloth rubbed w/ scratch marks, top spine pulled, vg #23964 $75.00 $69.00
Pascoe’s accounts of his pioneering climbs and explorations between the wars. Includes a detailed map of the Southern Alps. This first edition is much scarcer than subsequent editions, is thicker in appearance, and has twice the number of photos. Neate P20. To see all of our Sale Items, [read more]

One Man's Mountains: Essays and Verses: Patey, Tom
Patey, Tom One Man's Mountains: Essays and Verses
1971 Gollancz London 1st, 8vo, pp.288, photo frontis, 22 bw photos, 3 diagrams, blue cloth; dj rubbed, unclipped, vg, cloth fine #27322 $45.00 $39.00
Patey was a Scottish humorist and mountaineer who took part in the first ascents of both Mustagh Tower and Rakaposhi. Includes such verses as "Annapurna", "The Joe Brown Song", "Onward, Christian Bonington", and others. Surprising hard to find as a first edition. Neate P22, Yak P30. To see all[read more]

Tiger for Breakfast: The Story of Boris of Kathmandu: Peissel, Michel
signedPeissel, Michel Tiger for Breakfast: The Story of Boris of Kathmandu
1966 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.282, 24 bw photos, map, green cloth; inscribed ‘To Irene, For services of too few happy days in the Royal With best wishes, Boris 8/10/68’, dj vg, cloth near fine #26017 $350.00 $295.00
Boris Lissanevitch was regarded as one of the more colorful characters of Kathmandu. He was a Russian emigrant, ballet dancer, big game hunter, distiller, and hotelier. As owner of the Royal Hotel, and thus the Yak and Yeti Bar, many an expedition came to know him. Sir Edmund Hillary regarded him[read more]

Mustang: A Lost Tibetan Kingdom: Peissel, Michel.
Peissel, Michel. Mustang: A Lost Tibetan Kingdom
1968 Collins & Harvill Press London 1st, 8vo, pp.288, color frontis, 17 color & 18 bw photos, 6 drawings, 4 maps, green cloth; dj near fine, cloth fine #27323 $35.00 $15.00
Peissel was the first foreigner to make an extended visit of the Mustang region of Nepal lying north of the Annapurna range. Yak P41. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Berge in alle Ewigkeit: Bergerlebnisse und Bergtragödien aller Zeiten in Erzählung und Bericht [Mountains in all Eternity: Mountain Adventures and Mountain Tragedies of all time in Narration and Report]: Perfahl, Jost, ed.
Perfahl, Jost, ed. Berge in alle Ewigkeit: Bergerlebnisse und Bergtragödien aller Zeiten in Erzählung und Bericht [Mountains in all Eternity: Mountain Adventures and Mountain Tragedies of all time in Narration and Report]
1960 Bergland-Buch Salzburg 1st, thick 8vo, pp.351, 2 color & 17 bw photos (2 fldg), 3 color illus, illus eps, tan cloth; dj corners rubbed, very good, cloth fine #27079 $19.00 $5.00
This anthology covers adventures and tragedies from Hannibal to Harrer, taken from original sources in Alpine literature. Primarily a collection of documents from Europe’s best known climbers and writers (Gesner, Dtephen, Tyndall, Rey, Whymper, Mummery, Zsigmondy, Young, Kugy, Harrer, Schmuck, Hilla[read more]

The Climbing Essays: Perrin, Jim
Perrin, Jim The Climbing Essays
2006 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xvi, 320, 19 color & 20 bw photos, black cloth; dj unclipped, very fine, cloth tight, very fine #24519 $44.95 $39.00
Perrin, at one time one of the UK’s leading rock climbers, has long been regarded as one of the country’s best writers on climbing. His favorite literary form is the essay and here he collects 60 of them, composed over 40 years. If you want insight into the practice, people and history of climbing y[read more]

The Villain: A Life of Don Whillans: Perrin, Jim
Perrin, Jim The Villain: A Life of Don Whillans
2005 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.xiv, 354, 36 bw photos, black cloth; dj fine, cloth fine #17119 $95.00 $65.00
The award-winning biography of noted British mountaineer Don Whillans! Whillans made a number of outstanding climbs and was a member of numerous expeditions – Central Pillar of Freney with Bonington (1961), Annapurna South Face with Haston (1970), International Everest Expedition with Haston (1971)[read more]

Peters, Ed, ed. Mountaineering: Freedom of the Hills
1984 Mountaineers Seattle 4th ed, 4th prtg, 8vo, pp.xii, 550, photo frontis, 32 bw photos, many figures, appendices, pictorial cloth; dj near fine, cloth fine #25230 $9.00 $7.20
A foundational book for many aspiring climbers. Chock-full of useful information. This book is from the Phil Hanson Collection. Phil's love of rock and ice climbing transcends to his collection of treasured books. He discovered his passion for the sport later in life, when Henry Barber gave a [read more]

Teton Tales and Other Petzoldt Anecdotes: Petzold, Paul
signedPetzold, Paul Teton Tales and Other Petzoldt Anecdotes
1995 ICS Merrillville 1st, 8vo, pp.x, 214, 12 bw photos, wraps; signed & dated 12-4-‘95, fine #24643 $195.00 $75.00
Petzoldt was a mountaineer, environmentalist, served with the Army's 10th Mountain Division, founder of the National Outdoor Leadership School, a guide in the Grand Tetons, a member of the 1938 First American Karakoram Expedition to K2, and here provides a wide collection of stories. To see all o[read more]

The New Wilderness Handbook: Petzold, Paul
signedPetzold, Paul The New Wilderness Handbook
1984 Norton NY Revised & Updated, pp.317, photo frontis, 28 bw photos, appendices, wraps; signed Paul Petzo Petzoldt Mt. Film Fest. Telluride Co 527-95, fine #26823 $95.00 $45.00
A revised edition of Petzoldt’s guide designed for anyone who ventures into the wilderness. Conservation is the theme: of the individual, of equipment, and of the environment. Clothing, equipment, and rations are thoroughly discussed, along with the necessity of good expedition behaviour. There are [read more]

Mallory et Son Dieu [Mallory and His God]: Peyré, Joseph
Peyré, Joseph Mallory et Son Dieu [Mallory and His God]
1987 Arthaud Paris rep, 8vo, pp.308, map, wraps; fine #27324 $15.00 $9.00
An earlier work on the life and disappearance of George Mallory on Everest. In French, no English translation. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Führerlose Gipfelfahrten in den Hochalpen, dem Kaukasus, dem Tian-Schan und den Anden [Guideless Summit Trips in the High Alps, the Caucasus, the Tian-Shan, and the Andes]: Pfann, Hans
signedPfann, Hans Führerlose Gipfelfahrten in den Hochalpen, dem Kaukasus, dem Tian-Schan und den Anden [Guideless Summit Trips in the High Alps, the Caucasus, the Tian-Shan, and the Andes]
1941 Deutsche Verlag Berlin 1st, 8vo, pp.255, photo frontis, 15 bw photos, pictorial cloth; inscribed & dated 28 Oct 41, cloth rubbed, tight, very good+ #26696 $45.00 $35.00
Pfann led many trips to the Alps, Caucasus, Tian Shan and the Andes. In German, no English translation. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Within Reach: My Everest Story: Pfetzer, Mark & Jim Galvin
Pfetzer, Mark & Jim Galvin Within Reach: My Everest Story
1998 Dutton NY 1st, 8vo, pp.224, 18 color photos, red/black cloth; dj unclipped, fine, cloth tight, fine #14265 $16.95 $7.95
Mark Pfetzer tells of his introduction to climbing at an early age and ‘youngest to summit’ records on Pisco, Huascaran, Cotopaxi, Ama Dablam, and Cho Oyu. He has also attempted Everest via both the north and south routes. In 1996 he returned as a member of Henry Todd’s Himalayan Guides team. On the[read more]

Big Walls: Breakthroughs on the Free-Climbing Frontier: Piana, Paul
signedPiana, Paul Big Walls: Breakthroughs on the Free-Climbing Frontier
1997 Sierra Club SF 1st, 4to, pp.190, photo frontis, 104 color & 3 bw photos, 4 route drwgs, appendix, orange cloth; inscribed, dj unclipped, fine, cloth fine #8823 $55.00 $45.00
Beautifully illustrated with photos by such leading photographers as Hatcher, Rowell, and Wald. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Climbing Days: Pilley, Dorothy
Pilley, Dorothy Climbing Days
1965 Secker & Warburg London 2nd, rev, 8vo, pp.xxviii, 352, 35 bw photos, map eps, brown cloth; cloth tight, vg+ #23752 $18.00 $15.30
Pilley was a leading British climber in the 1920's. Here she tells of her travels and climbs throughout Europe. Neate P57. To see all of our Sale Items, click here.[read more]

Poindexter, Joseph To The Summit: Fifty Mountains that Lure, Inspire and Challenge
1998 US rep, 4to, pp.320, 300 color & bw photos, blue cloth; dj rear lamination cracked, vg, cloth fine #12995 $15.00 $12.00
A nice, large-format, work focusing on great peaks around the world as well as individual portraits of some of the world’s great climbers. This book is from the Phil Hanson Collection. Phil's love of rock and ice climbing transcends to his collection of treasured books. He discovered his passio[read more]

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